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Mathematics for economists - Econ 600 

Course begins August 28, 2017.

Dates Times Location
Mon. Aug. 28 

9:30-10:00 am (Graduate Advisor Introduction)

10:00-12:00 am (Class)

1:00-3:00 pm (Class)

3:00-4:30 pm (Tutorial)

EV3 4408

Tues. Aug. 29 – Fri. Sept. 1

8:30-10:00 am (Tutorial)

10:00–12:00 pm (Class)

1:00–3:00 pm (Class)

EV3 4408

Mon. Sept. 4 – Tues. Sept. 5

8:30-10:00 am (Tutorial)

10:00–12:00 am (Class)

1:00-3:00 pm (Class)

3:00-4:00 pm (Tutorial)

EV3 4408

Wed. Sept. 6

no morning class

1:00–3:00 pm (Class)

3:00-4:30 pm (Tutorial)

EV3 4408

Thurs. Sept. 7 – Fri. Sept. 8

6:30-9:00 pm (Class)

EV3 4408

Sat. Sept. 9 

10:00–12:00 am (Exam)

TBA

Short-term accommodation options for the beginning of the math course - UW conference centre or St. Paul’s Conference Services.

Academic Integrity

  • The Faculty of Arts, Academic Integrity workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 6 - 8:30-11:30 am., location TBA. Attendance is mandatory. You cannot graduate from your program without attending this workshop.
  • The Academic Integrity Module (AIM) is an online course that all new graduate students are required to take through Waterloo LEARN. Students must read the information about academic integrity and then receive a mark of at least 75% on an online quiz. The quiz must be successfully completed within the first 8 weeks of the term. 

Payroll forms

  • These forms must be completed to receive your Teaching Assistantship (TA) payment.
  • Return the Personal Information form to the Economics Graduate Office (HH 210) before September 11.

Form

Description

Personal Information Form (pdf)

Used to provide personal information such as address, phone number, name, and banking information. 

TD1 Tax Credit forms

Canada Revenue Agency forms used to determine income tax deductions. The Federal TD1 and the Ontario TD1 forms should be completed on-line through myHRinfo.

Click on: Main Menu>Self Service>Payroll and Compensation>eTD1>Submit TD1/TD1 ON Info

For Information on how to complete your TD1 forms on-line please use the Employee Self-Service Work Instructions (PDF).

Social Insurance Number

In order to work in Canada, you will need a valid Social Insurance Number. The social insurance number info sheet (PDF) is an information sheet on how to apply for a Social Insurance Number.

Funding

Term MA MA-Water

MA Coop

MA-Water Coop

PhD
F'17

4,644-TA

2,856-Schlp

​2,045-IMSA

4,644-TA

1,904-Schlp

​​2,045-IMSA

4,644-TA

1,904-Schlp

​​2,045-IMSA

4,644-TA

3,689-Schlp

4,090-IDSA

W'18

4,644-TA

2,856-Schlp

​​2,045-IMSA​

4,644-TA

1,904-Schlp

​​2,045-IMSA

4,644-TA

1,904-Schlp

​​2,045-IMSA

4,644-TA

3,689-Schlp

4,090-IDSA

S'18  

1,904-Schlp

​​2,045-IMSA

 

4,644-TA

3,689-Schlp

4,090-IDSA

W'19    

1,904-Schlp

​​2,045-IMSA

 

IMSA/IDSA - International Master's/Doctoral Student Award (only for international students)

Co-op Placement - Spring & Fall terms 2018

Teaching assistants (TA)

  • If you are receiving a TA, you will work approximately 10 hours per week for 14 weeks per term.
  • Your job will be include: holding office hours, marking assignments and midterms, and proctoring.
  • You will find out what course and instructor you will be assigned to the first week of September.

Registration

You must satisfy all of your admission requirements before you can register. One of the requirements will be:

  • Arrange for an official transcript, in a sealed (closed) envelope, to be sent directly from your institution to the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs Office, Needles Hall. The official transcript must show all courses and marks, and the awarding of your Bachelor's degree (or Master’s degree for PhD students).

Becoming Fees Arranged (paying your tuition)

You must pay your fees in full or use a Promissory Note to pay your fees from the funding you will be receiving by the Fees Arranged deadline.

You will not be able to become Fees Arranged until you have been charged tuition, which will not happen until mid-July. All of your funding (TA and scholarship) will appear in Quest as Anticipated Aid.

If you were given conditional admission, your Fees Arranged deadline will be 10 business days after those conditions are met.

  • Your scholarship will be automatically applied to the tuition you owe.
  • Only amounts exceeding fees will be refunded. See Finance's web site for information on Refunds for Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards.
  • If you are using part of your TA to pay your tuition, you will have to complete a Promissory note to let Finance know to do that.
  • If you are not using the whole, or any part of your TA to pay tuition, then your TA payment will be directly deposited into your bank account in four equal payments on the last Friday of each month.

To view your tuition account balance, complete the following steps:

  • login to your Quest (Quest website) account
  • select Finances
  • select Account inquiry
  • select the term (i.e. winter, spring, fall)

Course Registration

FALL 2017

MA Students

PHD Students

 

Required courses

Required courses

Course Title

ECON 600

ECON 600

Mathematics for Economists

ECON 601

ECON 601

Micro theory 1

ECON 621

ECON 621

Econometrics 1

ECON 606

 

Research Methodology

Electives

(choose 1)

Electives

(choose 1-2)

 

ECON 655

ECON 655

Resource Economics

ECON 673(001)

ECON 673(001)

Water Economics

ECON 673(002)

ECON 673(002)

Program Evaluation & Public Policy

WINTER 2018

MA Students

PHD Students

 

Required courses

Required courses

 

ECON 602

ECON 602

Macro theory 1

ECON 622 OR

ECON 623

 

Applied Microeconometrics (622)

Applied Macroeconometrics (623)

 

ECON 701

Micro theory 2

 

ECON 721

Econometrics 2

Electives

(choose 2)

   

ECON 643

 

Health economics

ECON 651

 

Labour economics

ECON 673(001)

 

Numerical methods

Mandatory Safety Training

Those working in paid (TA) or unpaid positions at University of Waterloo (UW) must take the following courses:

SO1081 Workplace violence awareness (requires 30-60 minutes to complete)

SO1001 Employee safety orientation (requires 60 minutes to complete)

SO2017 WHMIS 2015 (requires 45-60 minutes to complete)

Campus Resources

Service

Brief description of services offered

AccessAbility Services

  • Provides services, support, and academic accommodations for UWaterloo students who have a permanent disability as well as those with a temporary disability.

Athletics and Recreation

  • Varsity sports, intramural and sports clubs, aquatics, first aid, conditioning, fitness and wellness, equipment loans, facility hours.

Campus Map 

Campus Wellness
  • Counselling Services offers several resources to support students, including coping skills seminars, workshops. therapy groups, etc.
  • Health Services provides primary medical care for all registered UWaterloo students.

Centre for Career Action

  • Two full time graduate career advisors are dedicated to serve you.
  • There are workshops, appointments and resources to help guide your post-academic career development.

Cooperative Education

  • The University of Waterloo operates the largest post secondary co-op program of its kind in the world.

Food Services

  • Find out what to eat and where on campus.

Graduate Student Association (GSA)

  • A graduate student run not-for-profit organization. 
  • The GSA provides a number of services for graduate students, such as legal aid, income tax aid, supplementary health and dental plans, GRT bus pass, and student advocacy.

GSA Health and Dental Plan

  • The GSA Health and Dental Plans cover: prescription drugs, dental care, eye exams and eyeglasses, out of country travel coverage, alternative medical services, such as massage, chiropractic, physiotherapy, counselling, and much more.

Housing

Writing and Communication Centre

  • Develop your scholarly voice, build strategies for tackling your research paper, article, presentation, thesis or dissertation.
  • Writing appointments, Tutorials, Write-ins, Dissertation Boot Ca